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Okay this is a weird one. I just tore down my watercooling to replace my cpu waterblock and add a bigger radiator. After getting it all together and booting up, I decided to run some benchmarks... When I started furmark I noticed a quick chirping sound coming from my computer. After taking the side off and sticking my ear next to my pc I can reasonably say its my videocard.

The chirping speeds up and gets a little louder when the 'donut' goes perpendicular (less fur being rendered, higher fps) I have dropped back to stock clocks, and besides the sound everything is working perfectly. I don't notice any sound sitting at the desktop, and I haven't tried any games yet.

Tempuratures are perfect, nothing out of the ordinary. The system in question is my sig build.

Thanks,
Jgweb2000
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http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...-pc-whine.html

Probably this
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Ya got a bird in there, I think it's pretty obvious...
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Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post
Thank you! I was starting to get worried, Ive only had this card for like 6 weeks

And I'm pretty sure XFX doesn't warranty cards that have had their stock heatsink removed. They had little stickers over some of the screws -.-

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Originally Posted by Iceman23 View Post
Ya got a bird in there, I think it's pretty obvious...
Yeah, those little teeny weeny birds that can fit between a waterblock and a pcb. I guess I will unplug a couple fans on my radiator and just leave the benchmark on overnight and see if I have fried bird in the morning.
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